Seth Rogen launches original podcast series with SiriusXM’s Stitcher
Each week, Rogen will indulge his endless curiosity for the people and the world we live in by inviting an array of guests to share a single story – be it hilarious, heartbreaking or heartwarming – and bring it to life through rhythmic editing, supporting interviews and archives. the band is woven alongside a harmonious sound design and score.
The still untitled project will be available through Stitcher’s comedy podcast network, Earwolf, which hosts popular and award-winning shows Ladies Office, Needs of Conan O’Brien a friend, Goddess of scam, How was it done? and Comedy Bang! Snap!.
Rogen’s new podcast is developed and produced by Richard Parks III, who will edit the stories and add their own approach to sound design and music, which can also be listened to on Richard’s Famous Kitchen Podcastand in Parks’ collaborations with The Flaming Lips, McSweeney’s and KCRW. Frida Perez and Earwolf’s Colin Anderson will serve as executive producers. Further support comes from Earwolf’s associate producer Renee mallard, Senior Producer Josh richmond, and production manager Amelia Chappelow.
“Recording and editing these episodes has been an exciting and rewarding experience,” said Rogen. “Bringing people’s stories to life in these kinds of ‘audio documentaries’ has given me incredible insight into what makes up the most defining moments in people’s lives and how they contextualize those moments. I think Frida, Richard and I were able to do something that even I am shocked at: produce what appears to be an original podcast. “
“Richard’s journalistic background, his left-wing sense of humor and his propensity for extremely creative sound made him the perfect producer to realize Seth’s vision,” says Colin Anderson, Vice President of Comedy at Stitcher. “Together, they’ve created something really unique, which feels good about Earwolf.”
“We are very happy that Seth wants to bring this series to life at Stitcher and SiriusXM,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer of SiriusXM. “The vision for Seth and his team is to venture beyond classic celebrity-based podcasts, and it’s to dig deeper into how a single moment can change a person’s life. We have seen over the course of the course. of his career that Seth is not afraid to explore new territories, and so we are delighted to follow him on this journey of discovery. “
The show will be available on Stitcher, the SiriusXM mobile app, Pandora and all major podcast listening platforms.
About Seth Rogen
Seth Rogen is an actor, writer, producer, director, entrepreneur and philanthropist whose films and television projects have had an impressive impact on popular culture and box office returns.
Rogen recently published his first book, Phone book, a collection of short comical and relatable stories about his life. Phone book is now out of Penguin Random House.
Alongside long-time collaborators Evan goldberg and James weaver, Rogen produces film and television projects through his production company, Point Gray Pictures. Rogen can then be seen in Hulu’s much-hyped series, Pam and Tommy, next to Lily james and Sebastian stan. Point Gray spearheaded the development as Rogen and Goldberg brought the original idea to the table. The company is also in production on the third season of the critically acclaimed Amazon show, The boys.
Rogen is currently visible in Brandon Trost’s movieAn American pickle, where he plays the two main characters. The film was HBO Max’s first original film and is now streaming. In 2019, Rogen and Point Gray released Universal’s R-rated hit comedyGood boys, who disgusted $ 110.9M at the global box office. Rogen starred in By Jon Favreau disney remakeThe Lion Kingas the voice of fan favorite Pumbaa. The film was Disney’s highest-grossing animated film in $ 1.65 billion. Plus, Rogen alongside Charlize theron, played and produced Jonathan levine romantic comedyFar shotwhich won the Audience Award at SXSW this year. Lionsgate, in association with Point Gray, released the film.
On the small screen, Rogen and Point Gray produced a number of high profile projects, including Amazon’s.The boys, AMCPreacher, From HuluMan of the future, Showtime’sBlack mondayandWest halfin which they produce in association with Amazon Studios, Lionsgate Television and Outlier Society.
Credits from previous Rogen and Point Gray films include Summit Entertainment50/50 , Columbia Pictures’It is the end,Universal Pictures’Neighbors & Neighbors 2: Sorority Increase, Columbia Pictures’The interview the night beforeand the animated filmSausage festival, Universal Pictures’Blockersand A24The disaster artistwhich has been nominated for a number of awards, including an Oscar for “Adapted Screenplay”, Critics’ Choice Awards for “Best Comedy”, Best Adapted Screenplay and “Best Actor”.
In March 2019, Rogen and Goldberg worked with Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED, NYSE: CGC) to launch Houseplant, a Canadian cannabis company dedicated to product quality and consumer education.
In 2012, Rogen and his wife Lauren Miller-Rogen founded HFC, a national nonprofit organization that provides care to families struggling with Alzheimer’s disease, educates young people about living brain healthy lives, and uses comedy to raise awareness and illuminate Alzheimer’s disease .
About Richard Parks III
Richard Parks III is a writer, filmmaker and host ofRichard’s Famous Kitchen Podcast, which was named best podcast byIndieWire, Vultureand others.
Stitcher is the best place to listen to, produce and monetize podcasts. The Stitcher app is one of the world’s most popular podcast listening platforms, with a growing network of original content and premium subscription service. Stitcher is also the parent of Midroll, the leading podcast advertising network representing over 300 of the world’s largest podcasts. And it’s home to the premier Earwolf comedy podcast network. Stitcher has offices at Los Angeles, New York City and San Francisco, and is a subsidiary of SiriusXM.
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